The Story of Rugby: How an elite took possession of the game and didn’t let go
- TV, Radio, Web
- August 15, 2019, 23:45
Everybody knows how rugby began. In 1823, during a boring old game of football, a young student at England’s posh Rugby School named William Webb Ell(...)
Seán Moncrieff: The news is always grim, but it’s still necessary reading
- July 13, 2019, 06:00
The morning routine usually starts at some ungodly hour, with Daughter Number Four bouncing into the room to announce that she’s had a big sleep. I st(...)
Weblog: Cast spells and brew potions with Wizards Unite
- June 27, 2019, 07:55
It’s the Pokemon Go of 2019. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is Niantic’s latest augmented reality game offering and there’s a bit more to it than hitting(...)
Is the Catholic Church taking a leaf out of the Trump playbook?
- June 22, 2019, 06:02
It was in a beautiful little church by the sea in Italy that I very nearly didn’t get married 16 years ago. While my wedding plans were falling apart(...)
Seán Moncrieff: Dublin is lovely. Why can’t we say that?
- June 8, 2019, 06:00
The most familiar is often what you don’t see. On working days, I usually walk down South William or Clarendon Street. At this time of the year espec(...)
Judith Kerr obituary: A spellbinding writer and illustrator
- June 1, 2019, 01:30
Born: June 14th, 1923 Died: May 22nd, 2019 The creator of the classic children’s books The Tiger Who Came to Tea and Mog the Forgetful Cat, Judith K(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"
Inside Business with Ciaran Hancock - G7 tax deal: what was agreed and what does it mean for Ireland?